Cape Cod Times
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- Overall, we rate the Cape Cod Times Least Biased based on story selection that is balanced with a slight left leaning editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1936, The Cape Cod Times is a broadsheet daily newspaper serving Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States. The current publisher is Peter Meyer and the editor is Paul Pronovost.
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Funded by / Ownership
The Cape Code Times is owned by GateHouse Media. It is also the sister paper of the weekly The Barnstable Patriot. The newspaper and website are funded through a subscription and advertising model.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Cape Cod Times covers local news through the use of reporters and journalists with minimal bias in wording and story selection. National and international news is covered through the least biased Associated Press. All information is properly sourced to credible media outlets or verifiable information. Editorially, there is a slight left leaning bias favoring issues of the left, though mostly balanced with both points of view represented. A factual search reveals some controversy regarding a journalist who did not properly list sources, but there isn’t evidence of any failed fact checks.
Overall, we rate the Cape Cod Times Least Biased based on story selection that is balanced with a slight left leaning editorial page. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing. (D. Van Zandt 7/3/2018)
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